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The following is from the Eureka Police Department:

On Sunday, at approximately 7:40 AM, Eureka Police Department officers responded to a citizen’s report of a kidnapping of a 13-year-old female at 6th and J Streets, Eureka.

After conducting an exhaustive follow-up investigation, EPD detectives have determined the witness is unreliable.

As of the time of this update, no...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Monday, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputies drove to an address in the 1200 block of Vista Drive, Eureka to look for Dustin Whitten,. Whitten is wanted on two “No Bail” felony arrest warrants for possession of a controlled substance. When deputies arrived at the address where Whitten is...


EUREKA- Officials with the Eureka Police Department are investigating a possible kidnapping.

Sunday morning, just after 7:30 a.m., a caller told police he saw a 13 or 14 year old girl walking near J and 6th Streets in Eureka.  He says he saw a large black van pulled up and a passenger got out, grabbed the girl and put her in the vehicle.  The girl was seen kicking and heard...


EUREKA- The Eureka City Council will vote at Tuesday’s meeting on whether or not to rescind a previous resolution brought forward by citizens, designed to increase job opportunities on Humboldt Bay.

The council adopted the Humboldt Bay Harbor Working Group Resolution about a year ago, which laid out specific goals and timelines for improving Humboldt Bay’s harbor and port moving forward...


EUREKA – Ebola. It started in West Africa but cases of the virus are popping up around the world. We talked to officials about the possibility of Ebola coming to the North Coast and how prepared we are to handle it.

“There's definitely an outbreak going on in Western Africa with the Ebola virus. There have been 7,000 people infected, more than 3000 of those have died, so that puts into...

EUREKA - With the November election less than a month away, four Eureka City Council candidates answered questions from the community today.

Incumbent Chet Albin and challenger Natalie Arroyo represented the 5 ward and incumbent Mike Newman, and challenger Kim Bergel represented the 3 ward.

The event was held at Elk Lodge in Eureka and the public asked the candidates questions...


EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday to discuss the county’s role in Trinity River restoration.

At the meeting the supervisors intend to approve a letter requesting that the county be made a full voting member of the Trinity Management Council. The group is a multi-agency management structure that provides guidance and direction to the Trinity River...


EUREKA- Campaign finance reform is on the agenda for Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting.

A special committee will introduce an ordinance limiting campaign contributions in Humboldt County to $1,500 per donor, per election cycle. The ordinance is modeled after a similar initiative in Sonoma County meant to ensure that no candidate is influenced by monetary contributions from any one...